The Kansas State volleyball team fought hard against rival and ninth-ranked Kansas, but in the end the Jayhawks would prove their dominance, getting past the Wildcats in four games.
Jeff Mittie wasn’t sounding any alarms and he certainly wasn’t hitting the panic button after Kansas State’s performance on Wednesday afternoon.
Junior guard Wayne Selden, Jr., tied a career-high and earned tournament co-MVP honors as No. 5/7 Kansas downed the No. 19/16 Vanderbilt Commodores, 70-63, to claim its second Maui Invitational title Wednesday evening inside the Lahaina Civic Center. Selden and teammate Frank Mason III were named the tournament's co-most valuable players, while senior forward Perry Ellis joined Selden on the All-Tournament Team.
The Jayhawks teamed up for 110 digs, including 36 from junior libero Cassie Wait, as No. 9 Kansas volleyball defeated Kansas State in four sets on Wednesday night at Ahearn Field House, 3-1 (25-22, 25-27, 25-15, 25-16). KU's 110 team digs is a program record during the rally-scoring era (since 2001), and Wait's career-high 36 digs are the second-most from any Jayhawk in a four-set match.
Kansas State lost to No. 9 North Carolina, 80-70, in the final game of the CBE Classic at the Sprint Center. Kamau Stokes scored a game- and career-high 24 points.
After a tough loss at No. 5 Texas, the Kansas State volleyball has another chance for redemption against a Top 10 foe, as the Wildcats host ninth-ranked and rival Kansas tonight.
It’s OK if you don’t know who Kendall Adams is just yet. The redshirt freshman is one of many new faces to rotate through Kansas State’s beat-up secondary this season.
Big 12 matchups in Bill Snyder Family Stadium with Texas Tech, Texas, Oklahoma State and KU, and the season opener at Stanford, highlight the Kansas State’s complete 12-game 2016 football schedule that was released Tuesday.
With professional football in full swing at the conclusion of the 11th week of games in the National Football League Sunday, 12 Jayhawks continue making their mark at the game's highest level. A weekly recap of how Kansas football players fared in the professional ranks of the National Football League and the Canadian Football League is below.
Each week during the 2015 Kansas football season Mick Shaffer from Time Warner Cable SportsChannel will grill a Jayhawk player or coach in an episode of 6 Questions.